Jul 28, 2011 11:00am EDT
. please welcome brooke kiren who joins us to explain why you're doing all of this running. it's amazing. >> thank you. good morning. it's a pleasure to be here. >> you didn't run today in the heat? do you run in the heat? >> i do run in the heat. it's really a seven-day-a-week thing for me, the training and everything. >> do you notice? >> i do. because i have asthma. i was exercise-induced asthma as well. it's just something i put together and get through. but the heat does play a toll. i ran in the pool today. i had one of those belts on and i was going like this, so that's what i did this morning to beat the heat. >> that's good for someone in your level of fitness? you can actually get a workout? >> you get a fantastic workout from it, but it doesn't trash your body like the heat can do it shall the and you can get some great cardio you've it. >> great. so why run so much? what you doing it for? >> well, obviously, i like to run, you know that. well, for years, it was all about me, getting better, stronger, faster. and it was really ironic, because the better, stronger, and faster i
Jul 18, 2011 11:00am EDT
for beltway drivers. >>> new this midday, the bbc reports former news international executive rebecca brooks will testify before british lawmakers looking into the phone hacking scandal. nbc's stephanie gosk reports. >> reporter: london's top cop resigned under intense pressure after emerged scotland yard hired a former news of the word editor as a media consultant in 2009. the former editor, neil wallace, was arrested for his connections with the phone hacking scandal last week. in stepping down stephenson denies any wrongdoing. >> i have had suggestions we must have suspected the alleged involvement of mr. wallace in phone hacking. let me say unequivocally it is our -- did not and have no reason to do so. >> reporter: stephenson says he quit because he's become a distraction for scotland yard which has been criticized for the handling of the phone hacking investigation. among the accusations their failure to notify victims including actor hugh grant who is now suing the department. rebecca brooks, former head of murdoch's british newspaper arm, was the latest person to be arrested. her spo
Jul 20, 2011 11:00am EDT
have no knowledge. >> i can't answer. i don't know. >> reporter: les hinton and rebekah brooks, who resigned from their positions last friday, both formally led the newspaper arm. later in the day, brooks faced questions by herself from the same panel. she was arrested on sunday over allegations of phone hacking and payments to police for information. she, too, denies any wrongdoing or any knowledge of wrongdoing. >> i have never paid a policeman myself. >> reporter: but for the murdochs, the day was not just about defending themselves. they were trying to salvage the reputation of news corp.. >> the "news of the world" is less than 1% of our company. i employ 53,000 people around the world. >> reporter: in just two weeks, the second largest media company in the world has come under withering attack. >> and it is our determination to both put things right, make sure these things don't happen again. >> reporter: it is widely believed that james wants the top job at news corp. himself, but for the moment, that position isn't open. >> mr. murdoch, have you considered resigning? >> no.
Jul 6, 2011 11:00am EDT
refinance requests. >>> women like brooke shields have talked openly about their struggle with postpartum depression. about 15% of new moms struggle with it. dr. joshua weiner joins us now. first of all, what is postpartum depression and how do you recognize it from just the baby blues that a lot of people feel after having a baby. >> the baby blues are low mood, irritability. those occur in 50 to 80% of women. generally, those are more mild and resolve within two weeks. postpartum is really a full-blown depression that's occurring shortly after berth. sometimes generally within the first few months after birth. and really, what you're experiencing is all the symptoms you would experience if you were having a regular depression disorder. women are more likely to experience concentration problems, lots of anxiety, agitation, and they're also having appetite changes, energy changes. they're sometimes experiencing suicidal thoughts, feeling very hopeless, worthless. wherever somebody's having real significant mood changes, shortly after having had a baby, you need to be at least thinking abo